With a heavy heart

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With a heavy heart, Charles rode to Maer to talk to his uncle Josiah. Josiah agreed with  Charles that this was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; there was certainly no reason to  think that the voyage would interfere with his career when he returned. In the meantime,  it would provide an unparalleled opportunity to see the world and maybe even do some  science in the process. He wrote a letter to Robert and sent it off immediately,  enumerating the reasons why the voyage would be good for Charles. Charles returned  to The Mount to find that Robert had been convinced. If Josiah was in support of the  trip, Robert could hardly remain against it. Overjoyed, Charles began to prepare frantically for the voyage. The ship was scheduled  to depart in a couple of weeks. But as he prepared, he received a shattering note: it  turned out that there had been a miscommunication and FitzRoy had already promised 
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course ART 2313 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.

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